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The Château de Nieul
The Château de Nieul
Coat of arms of Nieul
Coat of arms
Nieul is located in France
Coordinates: 45°55′31″N 1°10′20″E / 45.9253°N 1.1722°E / 45.9253; 1.1722Coordinates: 45°55′31″N 1°10′20″E / 45.9253°N 1.1722°E / 45.9253; 1.1722
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Haute-Vienne
Arrondissement Limoges
Canton Nieul
Intercommunality Aurence et Glane Développement
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Rebeyrotte
Area1 16.97 km2 (6.55 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,544
 • Density 91/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 87107 / 87510
Elevation 282–432 m (925–1,417 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Nieul (Occitan: Nuèlh) is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Limousin region in west-central France.

Inhabitants are known as Nieulois.


At Nieul, there is a mediumwave broadcasting station, which works on 792 kHz with 300 kW. It uses as an antenna a 90 metres tall mast radiator insulated against ground.

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